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How to set a timer with Siri

Siri can set timers to make sure you never burn dinner — or burn yourself out at the gym — again!

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How to prevent Siri and Wallet access from your lock screen

Siri and Wallet from the lock screen are incredibly convenient—but they're not secure!

Apple's voice assistant, Siri, can provide information and execute commands even from the lock screen. With the iPhones 6s, it can even be activated by your voice alone. That's incredibly convenient, but it also means other people can ask Siri for some basic types of information as well, and that's not very private. For most people it won't matter. The convenience will be more important and the potential information and access exposed not a huge problem. But, if you need to be extra private and extra secure, you can disable Siri—and even Wallet—and force an unlock to access them.

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How to send a message with Siri on Apple Watch

Want to dash a quick message off to your friends? Use Siri on your Apple Watch to get the job done.

When you're on the go and want to quickly reply or initiate a conversation to a friend, family member, or passing contact, you can use Siri on your Apple Watch to take care of it all.

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How to use Siri for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know about setting up and using Siri on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad!

Siri is the name of Apple's personal digital assistant. It's basically voice control that talks back to you, that understands relationships and context, and with a personality straight out of Pixar. Ask Siri questions, or ask Siri to do things for you, just like you would ask a real assistant, and Siri will help keep you connected, informed, in the right place, and on time. You can even use Siri's built in dictation feature to enter text almost everywhere by simply using your voice.

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How to check the time anywhere in the world with Siri

"Hey Siri, what time is it in Tokyo?" "Oh, maybe I won't call now..."

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How to view, change, restart, or stop a timer with Siri

Siri can easily set timers for you if you just ask. Not only that, if you need to change a timer, restart it, stop it, or just view it, Siri can help you with those kinds of things too. Just like setting a timer, al you've got to do is ask!

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How to turn on and off alarms with Siri

Not only can Siri set alarms for you, it can also show you all current alarms which makes it simple to flip a switch to enable or disable the ones you'd like. Sure you could always go into the Clock app and check manually, but why when Siri can make it even easier?

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How to get sunrise and sunset information with Siri

Want to catch the sunset tonight or curious what time the sun actually came up this morning? Lots of weather apps have this information readily available, but if you need it fast, you can also ask Siri for it when you're in a hurry.

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How to search for different types of restaurants with Siri

Know what kind of food you'd like but not sure where you should get it from? Perhaps you're in the mood for pasta but want to try something other than your regular standby. An easy way to find new places is by simply asking Siri right on your iPhone and iPad!

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How to look up sports league standings with Siri

You can ask Siri to look up individual game scores, player stats, and schedules. But what if you just want to know how your favorite team is doing overall? Yep, you guessed it. Siri can also find information on particular league standings as well.

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